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  • Reports | CALPIRG Students
    it first rules that give priority to maintenance of our existing roads and bridges set national goals for the condition of our transportation system and hold state governments accountable for achieving results Read more about Road Work Ahead Holding Government Accountable for Fixing America s Crumbling Roads and Bridges Report CALPIRG Transit The Right Track Building a 21st Century High Speed Rail System for America The new report analyzes the potential of high speed rail in nine different regions including the California and presents eleven public interest recommendations for how to spend high speed rail investments in the future According to data cited in the report reduced air and car travel mean large pollution reductions and oil savings for the state It is estimated that the network will reduce global warming pollution by up to 12 billion pounds of carbon dioxide a year by 2030 the equivalent of taking almost one million cars off the road and improve air quality in all regions Get Read more about The Right Track Building a 21st Century High Speed Rail System for America Report Student PIRGs Demos United States Student Association Higher Ed Subpriming Our Students New Briefing Paper Says College Students Need Consumer Financial Protection Agency to Watchdog Risky Loans Read more about Subpriming Our Students Pages first previous 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 next last More About Us Our Leadership Our Mission Accomplishments Frequently Asked Questions Campus Chapters UC Berkeley UC Davis UC Irvine UC Riverside UC San Diego UC Santa Barbara UC Santa Cruz UCLA USC Get Involved Take Action Volunteer on Campus Campus Internships Start a PIRG Chapter Full Time Jobs Campaigns Stopping Global Warming California Water Watch Don t Get Ripped Off Hunger and Homelessness Protect Our Beautiful Places New Voters Project Protect Public

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  • Reports | CALPIRG Students
    next decade Experts estimate that thirty percent of that spending up to 12 trillion dollars will be wasted on ineffective care pointless red tape and counterproductive treatments that can actually harm patients Read more about The Three Trillion Dollar Question What Health Care Reform Can Save For Families Businesses and Taxpayers Report Consumer Protection The Small Business Dilemma How Rising Health Care Costs are Tough on Small Business Three hundred and forty three small business owners and managers across the country made their views heard through a survey which investigated the impact of health care costs on their businesses Read more about The Small Business Dilemma How Rising Health Care Costs are Tough on Small Business Report CALPIRG Consumer Protection Saving Dollars Saving Democracy Cost Savings for Local Elections Officials Through Voter Registration Modernization Millions are being wasted due to antiquated voter registration systems and procedures U S PIRG Education Fund s survey of 100 counties showed that over 33 467 910 00 of public money was spent on simple registration implementation and error correction issues in 2008 The Fund finds that a more streamlined and automatic system linking existing databases with the state voter rolls could free up significant resources at the local level Read more about Saving Dollars Saving Democracy Cost Savings for Local Elections Officials Through Voter Registration Modernization Pages first previous 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 next last More About Us Our Leadership Our Mission Accomplishments Frequently Asked Questions Campus Chapters UC Berkeley UC Davis UC Irvine UC Riverside UC San Diego UC Santa Barbara UC Santa Cruz UCLA USC Get Involved Take Action Volunteer on Campus Campus Internships Start a PIRG Chapter Full Time Jobs Campaigns Stopping Global Warming California Water Watch Don t Get Ripped Off Hunger and Homelessness Protect

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  • Reports | CALPIRG Students
    NVRA however many states continue to appear unaware of the federal rules regarding voter roll purges A survey of state laws and election officials shows that on the eve of the 2008 general election voters across the country do not appear to enjoy the important voter protection provisions afforded by the NVRA Read more about Vanishing Voters Why Registered Voters Drop Off the Rolls Report CALPIRG Consumer Protection Course Correction How Digital Textbooks are Off Track and How to Set Them Straight The Student PIRGs conducted this study to determine how digital textbooks can live up to their potential as a solution Through a survey of 504 students from Oregon and Illinois and 50 commonly assigned textbook titles we confirm three fundamental criteria affordability printing options and accessibility We found that publishers digital e textbooks fail to meet these criteria and that an emerging form of digital textbooks open textbooks are a perfect match Read more about Course Correction How Digital Textbooks are Off Track and How to Set Them Straight Report CALPIRG Consumer Protection Total Recall The Need for CPSC Reform Now The year 2007 was called the year of the recall But in 2008 recalls are up according to Consumer Product Safety Commission CPSC data Already as these data show more toys and children s products have been recalled in the first half of this year than in the first half of last year a supposed 100 year flood period Read more about Total Recall The Need for CPSC Reform Now Pages first previous 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 next last More About Us Our Leadership Our Mission Accomplishments Frequently Asked Questions Campus Chapters UC Berkeley UC Davis UC Irvine UC Riverside UC San Diego UC Santa Barbara UC Santa Cruz UCLA USC Get

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  • Reports | CALPIRG Students
    skyrocketing As a result universities are unable to purchase vital journal subscriptions that help boost the quality and success of new academic research Fortunately new and innovative solutions are growing in popularity and have the potential to change the future of academic communication September 2005 Read more about Limited Knowledge Report Higher Ed Textbooks Ripoff 101 2nd Edition In order to both confirm our initial findings and to follow up on a number of anecdotal reports of additional problems with textbook pricing the State PIRGs conducted an expanded survey of the most widely purchased textbooks at 59 colleges and universities across the country February 2005 Read more about Ripoff 101 2nd Edition Pages first previous 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 About Us Our Leadership Our Mission Accomplishments Frequently Asked Questions Campus Chapters UC Berkeley UC Davis UC Irvine UC Riverside UC San Diego UC Santa Barbara UC Santa Cruz UCLA USC Get Involved Take Action Volunteer on Campus Campus Internships Start a PIRG Chapter Full Time Jobs Campaigns Stopping Global Warming California Water Watch Don t Get Ripped Off Hunger and Homelessness Protect Our Beautiful Places New Voters Project Protect Public Health 21st Century Transportation Make

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  • Great Pacific Clean-up Project Packet | CALPIRG Students
    Water Watch Don t Get Ripped Off Hunger and Homelessness Protect Our Beautiful Places New Voters Project Protect Public Health 21st Century Transportation Make Textbooks Affordable Newsroom Latest Updates Blog PIRG in the News News Releases Reports Donate Internships Work on important issues learn valuable skills get hands on experience and make a difference Get Info Students in Action Like Us Follow Us RSS Contact Resources by Campaign Make Textbooks

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  • Other | CALPIRG Students
    UC San Diego UC Santa Barbara UC Santa Cruz UCLA USC Get Involved Take Action Volunteer on Campus Campus Internships Start a PIRG Chapter Full Time Jobs Campaigns Stopping Global Warming California Water Watch Don t Get Ripped Off Hunger and Homelessness Protect Our Beautiful Places New Voters Project Protect Public Health 21st Century Transportation Make Textbooks Affordable Newsroom Latest Updates Blog PIRG in the News News Releases Reports Donate

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  • Healthy Foods Project Packet | CALPIRG Students
    Start a PIRG Chapter Full Time Jobs Campaigns Stopping Global Warming California Water Watch Don t Get Ripped Off Hunger and Homelessness Protect Our Beautiful Places New Voters Project Protect Public Health 21st Century Transportation Make Textbooks Affordable Newsroom Latest Updates Blog PIRG in the News News Releases Reports Donate Internships Work on important issues learn valuable skills get hands on experience and make a difference Get Info Students in

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  • Campaign Resources | CALPIRG Students
    Great Pacific Clean up Project Packet Download this resource for everything you need to know to organize the oceans campaign on your campus Keep Reading about Great Pacific Clean up Project Packet Resource Consumer Protection FAILbook Facebook makes it pretty tough for you to control who gets to see your personal information This guide will walk you through step by step how to adjust your settings to control who can see your information on Facebook Keep Reading about FAILbook Resource Other Activist Toolkit This Activist Toolkit provides any intern or volunteer with the basic tools necessary to run strong campaigns and service projects and win reforms both on and off campus for students and the public interest Keep Reading about Activist Toolkit Pages first previous 1 2 3 4 5 next last More About Us Our Leadership Our Mission Accomplishments Frequently Asked Questions Campus Chapters UC Berkeley UC Davis UC Irvine UC Riverside UC San Diego UC Santa Barbara UC Santa Cruz UCLA USC Get Involved Take Action Volunteer on Campus Campus Internships Start a PIRG Chapter Full Time Jobs Campaigns Stopping Global Warming California Water Watch Don t Get Ripped Off Hunger and Homelessness Protect Our Beautiful Places New

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